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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
A Vote for Philanthropy: Election Season and Boundless Generosity »
Written by President and CEO Elizabeth Zeigler, Executive Vice President Pat House, and Senior Counsel Gina Vaughn at...
Friday, October 16, 2020
The Pandemic and Gift Planning: What We've Learned and What to Expect »
Nathan Stelter, President of The Stelter Company Earlier this month, nearly 1,000 fundraisers gathered online...
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Four Year-End Virtual Fundraising Ideas You Should Try »
Abby Jarvis, Nonprofit Education Manager at Qgiv If you’re like a lot of nonprofits, you may be looking for new...
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Virtual Events: Embrace the Opportunities »
Jeri Kendle, Consultant at Phoenix Philanthropy Group A recent study conducted by Charity Navigator and Reuters...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Raising Major Gifts Is Not Only Possible During a Pandemic, It's Vital. »
By Missy Gale, CFRE, President & CEO of M. Gale & Associates Recently I've had several nonprofits as...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Pandemic Reminds Us a Human-Centered Focus Remains Vital »
By Ted R. Grossnickle, CFRE, Senior Consultant and Founder, Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates and Chair of The Giving...
Monday, August 10, 2020
iWave’s Capital Campaign Guide: Back to Basics »
By the iWave Content Team Are you considering starting a capital campaign for your nonprofit organization’s n...
Friday, August 7, 2020
Crisis Crystal Ball: The Future of Fundraising? »
By Alan R. Hutson, Jr., MPA, CFRE, Principal & Managing Partner of The Monument Group The pandemic and pr...
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Use Fundraising Scenarios to Plan Amid Uncertainty »
By Adam Wilhelm, Vice President of Campbell & Company and Product Owner of Beam Insights In some of t...
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Positive Trends in Philanthropy »
By Russ Hodge, CEO at The Hodge Group I hope this update finds you safe and healthy as we move into the second...
Monday, June 29, 2020
Seismic Changes in Institutional Philanthropy »
By Dana Textoris, Managing Director at Grants Plus Can you feel it? The plates of institutional giving are shifti...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Five Steps to Keep Donors Engaged in the Midst of Turmoil »
By J. Erik Rogers, Chief Strategist, Major Gift Services at Dunham+Company Our country, and world for that matter...
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Exploring the World of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising During COVID-19 »
By Kelly Velasquez-Hague, VP of Content Marketing & Engagement at OneCause The power of peer influence and so...
Thursday, June 11, 2020
Best Communications and Fundraising Practices During COVID-19 – Lessons for Today and for the Future »
By Richard Tollefson, Founder and President at Phoenix Philanthropy Group The COVID-19 pandemic has understandabl...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
How to Engage Your Volunteers During This Uncertain Time »
By Abby Weber, consultant at The Curtis Group As we have shared with you the ways that you should be building don...
Monday, April 27, 2020
Positive Trends in Our Current Philanthropic Environment »
By Russ Hodge, CEO at The Hodge Group As we all navigate this new normal, The Hodge Group appreciates your friend...
Monday, April 27, 2020
Tips for Engaging Donors Amid Social Distancing »
By The Hodge Group As we settle into a new normal, The Hodge Group recognizes that nonprofits are facing enormous...
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
The Dos and Don'ts of Virtual Meetings »
By Jeffrey Byrne, Co-Founder and CEO at Byrne Pelofsky Let's face it – virtual meetings are our new reality. At l...
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
How to Stay the Course During the Coronavirus Pandemic »
By Jeffrey Byrne and Lisa Pelofsky, Co-Founders and CEOs at Byrne Pelofsky In light of recent developments regard...
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
How to Steward Recurring Gifts in Economic Uncertainty »
By Brian Zive Consultant, Analytical Solutions at Marts & Lundy Recurring gifts have become a steady stream...
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Four Ways Data Takes the Spotlight Amidst Disruption »
By Sarah Clough Consultant at Marts & Lundy Tensions are high. Floods of opinions saturate facts. Informati...
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Responsive Fundraising: The Time for Change is Now »
By Gabe Cooper Founder and CEO at Virtuous Software "No one can see a bubble. That's what makes it a bubble."...
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
In an Emergency — Don't Forget the Offer »
By Marcy Auman Executive Vice President at TrueSense Marketing Here is how TrueSense feels about offers: Make t...
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Your COVID-19 Fundraising Strategy Needs to Include Phone. Here's Why »
By Kurt Worrell SVP Donor Engagement Team at TrueSense Marketing The new coronavirus has dramatically altered o...
Monday, April 13, 2020
Do These Nine Things While You Can't Meet With Donors »
By Victoria Dietz Vice President at The Curtis Group During these incredibly challenging and uncertain times, w...
Thursday, April 9, 2020
How the Social Good Community Can Navigate These Uncertain Times »
By Ashley Thompson Managing Director at Blackbaud Institute As the global COVID-19 situation continues to evolv...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Includes Charitable Giving Incentives: What This Means for Donors »
  By Jennifer Shin, MBA, CFRE Consultant at The Alford Group Over the past few weeks, we've held...
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
7 Lessons from the Great Recession of 2008 that Apply Today »
By Elizabeth Zeigler President & CEO at Graham-Pelton Nonprofit leaders around the world are huddled virtua...
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
5 Good Reads for Fundraisers During the Pandemic »
By David Allyn Vice President at Graham-Pelton While you're at home contending with the coronavirus, you may be...
Monday, April 6, 2020
Principles of Fundraising: The Coronavirus and Philanthropy »
By CCS Fundraising Concerns about the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) underscore the nonprofit sector's vita...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
What We Have Learned From Crises and Can Use in Coronavirus Age »
By Eden Stiffman After 9/11, many charities stopped talking to their donors and then waited too long to open up th...
Friday, March 27, 2020
Digital Outreach Tops Traditional Methods for Reaching Donors and Prospects »
By Justin Ware Senior Vice President of Digital at BWF Change can feel glacial, especially for those of us who...
Friday, March 20, 2020
Lessons Learned from Previous Crisis Situations »
By Laura MacDonald, CFRE, Principal & Founder at Benefactor Group Several clients have reached out with quest...
Friday, March 13, 2020
Disaster Fundraising: Lessons from the Australian Bushfires »
By Stephanie Pietromonaco, Consultant at AskRIGHT In the midst of natural disasters, philanthropy gives people a...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Supercharge Your Work Through Strategic Planning »
By Sharon Tiknis , Executive Vice President & East Division Manager and Lieve Buzard , Senior Client Service Associa...

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